Spinal Decompression Therapy

therapy for spinal decompression

Spinal decompression therapy

More and more patients are seeking chiropractors for their musculoskeletal complaints.  Chiropractic, being the number one alternative healthcare profession, has become synonymous with low back and neck pain.  Apart from low back and neck pain there are multitude of reasons a person would seek out chiropractic care here in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Headaches, pinched nerves, car accidents, shoulder pain, and knee pain is a short list of some of the other complaints that people go to a chiropractor for.  Therefore, due to the amount of different musculoskeletal complaints one may have, it is of high importance to find an experienced chiropractor.  As an auto accident chiropractor in charlotte with years of experience we have the knowledge and skill to treat a host of issues that may arise.  A professional chiropractor, who stays up to date with the research, will employ a variety of treatments, such as spinal decompression, orthotics, and rehabilitative exercises.

Through extensive research, it has been shown that patients with lower back pain have better results being treated by a chiropractor vs. medical doctor.  For example, a chiropractor may use spinal decompression therapy to treat herniated disc.  Spinal decompression therapy is an intermittent traction that gently and lightly pulls on the patient’s back, alleviating the pressure of the herniation upon the nerve.  Treatment usually lasts for 20 minutes, where it has the patient lying in a supine (on your back) position with little to no discomfort.  This type of therapy has a very high rate of success and prevents the patient from getting surgery.  Spinal decompression therapy, touts an 86% success rate.  Most surgeries that deal with the spine have a 50% success rate.   Therefore, it is imperative to look for a chiropractor with a great track record and state of the art equipment for you pain relief.

Orthotics can be another tool that can be used to help with ankle, knee, hip and back problems.  Orthotic acts as a support for the fallen arch of the foot.  When the arch of the foot becomes flat, the alignment from the ankle all the way to the back gets thrown off creating increased forces in those associating joints. Orthotic acts to realign the joints, putting them in a more favorable position for everyday use.

Another tool that can be used to treat musculoskeletal complaints is K- tape.  Kinesiology tape is used by a chiropractor to help soft tissue injuries, heal faster.  By anchoring the tape around the injured area, it allows the tendons and the muscle to have less tension and pressure on it.  By doing this therapy it allows the injured parts to heal faster and get the patient back to doing what they love to do.

Dr. Alec Khlebopros utilizes many techniques to help a patient with their problem.  Patients see him for a magnitude of musculoskeletal problems.  Such as, low back pain, neck pain, injuries sustained from a car accident, headaches, herniated discs, whiplash and many more.  With Dr. Alec’s experience and knowledge he is a sure pick to be your Charlotte Chiropractor.  That is why Proactive Chiropractic and Rehab Center is an ideal choice for chiropractic services in Charlotte, NC.

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